See: 28-B M.R.S. §1501(2)(B)(1), 29-A M.R.S. §2411
How long does it take to get my caregiver card?
Only medical patients can buy medical marijuana in Maine. Individuals who have received a patient certification from a medical professional may legally access medical marijuana from a registered caregiver or dispensary. Cards are available to Maine residents only.
Even though cannabis is legal, landlords can ban smoking it in their units. This includes medical cannabis. However, a landlord cannot stop a tenant from using medical cannabis in other ways. If your lease prohibits smoking or other use of cannabis, breaking that rule could lead to an eviction .
Cannabis is still illegal under federal law. So you cannot use or possess cannabis at your home if you live in federally-subsidized public housing. You could be evicted or denied housing. This includes past cannabis use or criminal charges. This also includes guests. There is also a ban on all smoking in federally-subsidized public housing.
You cannot possess or use cannabis in your residence if you are running licensed childcare, foster care, or similar social services there. Condominium association rules can limit smoking cannabis, but not using cannabis in other ways. Rules can prohibit any use of cannabis in public areas. Landlords can always have rules in their lease that are stricter than the association rules.
Private rental housing
You can only grow cannabis if you have a Medical Cannabis Card. You must be 21 years or older. You can grow up to 5 cannabis plants in your home. They must be in a locked room, with no access to anyone under 21. It must be outside of public view and with permission from the owner.
Cannabis is legal in Illinois. But there are limits on who can buy it and where you can use it.
A landlord can ban renters from growing cannabis on the property if the ban is in the lease.